Chelsea vs Tottenham WSL fixture postponed after Covid-19 outbreak


unday’s Women’s Super League fixture between Chelsea and Tottenham has been postponed after number of positive Covid-19 tests within the Blues’ team camp.

Chelsea were scheduled to host London rivals Spurs at the Kingsmeadow stadium on Sunday at 2pm GMT.

“The decision was agreed between both teams and the FA after a number of positive tests for Covid-19 were returned within the Chelsea Women‘s team set-up after the last round of testing,” the west London club said in a statement.

“Those affected immediately began a period of self-isolation in accordance with Public Health England and Government guidelines.”

Chelsea are second in the WSL with 20 points after eight games, three points behind leaders Manchester United but with a game in hand, while Spurs are eighth with nine points from nine.

Earlier, West Ham’s home game against Aston Villa on Sunday was also called off due to “a small number” of positive Covid-19 cases at their training ground.

Additional reporting by Reuters.

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